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from the white house. retailers are blaming hurricane sandy. sales falling in october by the biggest amount in june, sandy hit at the end of october the reason why my guest says this is more to do with the cliff at the end of the year. blaming hurricane sandy is taking the easy way out, what you are seeing is a cautious consumer that is not looking to make big ticket item purchases now, but they are spending on food, on gas, remember all the long lines from the t set before sandy? they were stocking up and the exercise department was the first to say that sandy gave a bump to some retailers so you cannot blame sandy. the bigger issue is the frustrated consumer. >>neil: you cannot blame sandy with this data. >>guest: you will see more outcome in november but it is not all bad news with sandy, home depot saw a bump in sales. you have to replace cars, and clothing if you lost part of your home. >>neil: back to the cliff, how is that weighing us down. >>guest: uncertainty is killing consumers. they don't want to spend when they do not know what will happen. >>neil: the taxes will go up.
hurricane sandy whereby gas stations jacked up their prices big time. >> price gouging. you probably think it's a terrible thing, right? well, i say what you call gouging is good. >> it season saves lives. hooray for price gouging. i would just call it flexible prices. >> and now stossel being backed up by our old pal com ron paul thinks gouge something good for the premarketplace even in a situation. you are well aware that new jersey has a law against profiteering from disasters, you are well aware of that. and now, obviously, there a bunch of prosecutions in that state because gas stations rise their price a buck a gallon. you say? >> i say people suffer because of these laws. >> bill: tell me how they suffer. how they suffer. >> the reason they are waiting for two hours and maybe they don't even get gas is because of price controls. there are only shortages. >> bill: charge auto bucks a gallon only be six cars there they are the only you ones that could afford it other people would have to walk. >> $6 a gallon within six hours the lines would be over. people would ship oil in from othe
fishing pier damaged by hurricane sandy. >>> well, before the turkey the traffic jams, aaa expecting more americans driving this thanksgiving holiday compared to last year but with record high gas prices for this time of the year drivers will take shorter trips as households are tightening their budgets. meantime job creators feeling shaky as we speed towards that fiscal cliff. a new survey shows uncertainty among small businesses, only 4% planning to hire new workers in the next six months, a lot of fear due to the automatic tax cuts and spending cuts -- tax hikes and spending cuts after the first of the year. and how would you like this under your christmas tree? a 76-carat diamond accepting at auction for 21.5 mill -- selling at auction for 21.5 million bucks, no necklace or setting included. that's business. i'm neil cavuto.   >> this fox 5 stock market report is brought to you by your lexus dealer. live life heroically. ♪ ♪ [ multiple sounds making melodic tune ] ♪ [ male announcer ] at northrop grumman, every innovation, every solution, comes together
sandy. >> the national guard is going building to building and door to door checking on any victims of the storm who may still need help. >> jonathan hunt on parole with the national guard. >> but first from fox this tuesday night, intelligence complex has dissolved at least for now into a horrible soap opera with reports of a love affair. secret emails, wives kept in the dark. concerns for national security and, why not? a shirtless fbi agent. tonight, the scandal that cost general david petraeus his job as the head of the cia got even more intense when yet another four star general found himself in the middle of it all. that general's name is john allen and he is the top commander in afghanistan. the one who replaced the other general who just resigned. it's an awful mess and like any web it's tough to follow. tonight, we will sort it all out. last night, the then cia director david petraeus resigned when word broke that he had had an affair with his biographer paula broadwell that affair surfaced after the fbi started investigating paula broadwell for allegedly sending threatenin
to spend a good portion of this hour talking about how we as a nation can respond to superstorm sandy and the lessons that we should learn from had disaster. it's not the first that has occurred in america, and it's certainly not going to be the last. in the previous disasters we learned a few lessons but it seems as though we have achieved the necessary wisdom from those occurrences to really put in place the policies that can protect americans. first, our sense of compassion drives americans to reach out in many different ways to assist those on the east coast that were so severely harmed by this storm. our condolences go out to the families of those who were killed in the storm. our wall etc. opened to the american red cross and -- our wallets opened to the american red cross and others providing assistance. we should do that and we should do more than that. but as a congress there are things we must also do. propose alcs have been made on this -- proposals have been made on this floor to reduce the effectiveness and the support for the federal emergency management agency, not a go
sandy was an unprecedented storm that left a devastating impact on new jersey and the new york region, damaging homes, businesses and leaving millions without power. my district was hit tack -- particularly hard. numerous substations in our area were sub merged under water, leaving residents without electricity for nearly two weeks. as a result thousands of lehman have worked around the clock to assist those in need and help restore power. not only have those in new jersey and new york region joined together to help the impact by sandy, but hardness of individuals from across the country have come to lend a hand to the people of new jersey. just the other day as i was touring damages around my district i saw license plates that raised from wisconsin to louisiana. i want to thank all the workers and volunteers whether they have come around the block or hundreds of miles away to assist a region in our recovery. while the road ahead to full recovery will be long, there is no doubt the progress would have been -- the progress we have made would not have been done without the assistance of
and wondering about andrew cuomo is 30 billion-dollar request to federal aid for hurricane sandy. a lot of folks want to know how he came up with that figure and also how he would spend our figure. we have an appropriations committee member, john carter. sir, i have seen myself what is going on around here. a lot of damage for it i don't know how you put a $30.000000000 figure to it. i would worry about how the money is going to the source. >> i think that is a good comment. we have to have compassion for those who were affected. i think everybody in congress does have compassion. but we have a responsibility that is even more so today than maybe in the past. we need to look at every nickel, dime and quarter to see how this money will be spent. that is a big number, and we need to work through the particulars. neil: again, i am probably a horrible sinner, but i am looking at the billion dollar deficit. and i'm thinking, well, what will stop them from taking that money and using it for deficit relief? things that have nothing to do with this one image. in other words, what kind of strings are att
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